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Take2 Brings 'Drakengard' (PS2) To Europe

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 9:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Square Enix and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. today announced an agreement for Take-Two to market and distribute Drakengard on PlayStation2, in all PAL territories during 2004. Drakengard TM is a new RPG series from Square Enix, the creators of both the Final Fantasy and Dragon Warrior series.

'IndyCar Series 2005' Announced (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The fastest race on earth is set to return as Codemasters announces that IndyCar Series 2005 will launch this summer, complete with head-to-head online racing for both Xbox and PlayStation 2. Officially licensed by the Indy Racing League, IndyCar Series 2005 gets a boost with a host of new features to complement the action-packed oval track racing at speeds up to 235mph! The game's new online racing will see up to 12 players getting fiercely competitive out on the circuits on Xbox, with up to 8 players on PlayStation 2.

'WWE Day of Reckoning' (NGC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 8:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ Inc. and JAKKS Pacific, Inc. today announced WWE Day of Reckoning based on the World Wrestling Entertainment license. WWE Day of Reckoning features all the action, excitement and attitude of World Wrestling Entertainment and is designed exclusively for the Nintendo GameCube. THQ and JAKKS' World Wrestling Entertainment licensed videogames have sold more than $527 million worldwide since 1999. WWE Day of Reckoning is scheduled for release in Fall 2004. Read more for details & screens ...

'Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War' - Details & Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 8:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Warhammer 40,000; Dawn of War is the first real-time strategy title in THQ's agreement with industry-leading PC development studio Relic Entertainment Inc. Based on the world of Warhammer 40,000 - the dark, futuristic, fantasy universe traveled by millions worldwide from Games Workshop, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War is scheduled for release in fall 2004. Read more for some new screens...

'Highway to the Reich' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 2:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games and Panther Games have released the first update for their strategy game Highway to the Reich. This new version serves to provide additional features and enhanced gameplay for owners of Highway to the Reich and enhances support for the Battle HQ online gaming community. Read more for details and download links ...

'Tenchu: Return from Darkness' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 2:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tenchu: Return from Darkness brings the acclaimed Tenchu stealth ninja series to the Xbox, delivering the most realistic ninja action-adventure game ever. Based on Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven for the PS2, Tenchu: Return from Darkness offers several new enhancements including two exclusive single-player maps, improved gameplay balance with re-tuned enemy intelligence and new enemy placement, a user-interactive training mode and Xbox Live featuring two player online co-op and versus action. Read more for some new screens ...

'Eve Of Destruction' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 14, 2004 @ 3:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Eod Team is proud to announce the release of EOD .31. This small patch will correct several bugs discovered since .3. It contains many tweaks such as increased deviation on the Light Machine Guns (M60 and RPD) and coop tweaks including the additional support of 2 maps (Truong Son Chasm and We Were Soldiers Once). We have also added the M35 Guntruck to Que Son Valley. Read more for download links ...

'Max Payne: The Movie' - Screens

by Rainier on March 14, 2004 @ 2:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A few years ago, after the initial Max Payne game release, story broke that Dimension Films and Collision Entertainment were teaming up to make a feature film based on Max Payne. Since it has been as good as quiet on the matter, until today, when the first live screens have appeared online showing off Max Payne, Mona and Russian villain Vladimir. Not really sure if these are actual movie still or simply motion captures that were used in Max Payne2, but there is a striking resemblance, thats for sure. Go check out the screens ...

'Battlefield Vietnam' - Dedicated Server Available NOW

by Rainier on March 13, 2004 @ 2:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA has released another update for Digital Illusions' Battlefield Vietnam dedicated Linux server. This package contains all the game executables, maps and doc files, will give people who want to host/run multiplayer games a chance to prepare their servers for the games launch. Read more for details and download links ...

'Strike Fighters: Project 1' - Free Addon Available NOW

by Rainier on March 13, 2004 @ 1:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Third Wire Productions has released a free add-on for their combat flight sim Strike Fighters: Project 1. This add-on contains all the components necessary to play the "J" model Phantom II used by the US Navy and US Marine Corps. It includes new external 3d model, 3d virtual cockpit model, hangar screen, a new loading screen, and several dog-fighting single mission files (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...